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Wellbeing

Are you plagued by insecurity and self doubt – it could be impacting your business success

- September 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

“Without a doubt. The number one performance inhibitor on life, as in business, is unresolved insecurity and it gets worse the further we advance in our adult years,” says Jaemin Frazer, life coach and insecurity expert. Jaemin tells Kochie’s Business Builders that this imposter syndrome can be detrimental to business growth and inhibit success. “It’s… Read more »

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Wellbeing

4 ways to improve mental wellbeing this R U OK Day

- September 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

R U OK Day has been an important date in the Australian calendar for the past 12 years, but it carries even more weight this week given the heavy burden of pandemic uncertainty, sacrifices and isolation, writes Simeon Duncan, Senior Manager, International Corporate Affairs, Intuit Australia. How to prioritise mental health every day not just… Read more »

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Leading out of lockdown: Seven strategies to support your team’s wellbeing

- August 27, 2021 8 MIN READ

While physical isolation is a highly effective strategy to stop the virus from spreading the resulting separation, loneliness and disconnection from our working world and other people is hard for many to cope with, writes coaching and leadership expert, Simon Popley. Covid has negatively impacted the mental health and wellbeing of millions of people, the… Read more »

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Wellbeing

Why self-care for business owners isn’t selfish

- July 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

“You’re being selfish.”  These were the first words that were thrown my way from the irritating little voice in my head that I refer to as my ‘bad news filing cabinet’ when I was recently presented with a COVID-based opportunity. I was finally travelling again and delivering my workshops interstate when it became a real… Read more »

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Wellbeing

4 easy changes to make workplace wellness work for you

- July 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

Workplaces are going beyond traditional health and safety requirements for their employees and emphasising more holistic wellbeing, with mental health and financial wellness new areas of employee benefits being offered by employers, says Sally Elson, MYOB’s Head of People Advisory and Talent. It’s no surprise that mental health is a key concern for small business… Read more »

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Wellbeing

10 ways digital tech can help small business owners with the mental health crisis

- July 2, 2021 3 MIN READ

Mental health and wellbeing declined during the pandemic. While the public health consequences of the COVID-19 crisis might be comparatively easy to quantify, we are beginning to assess the emotional fallout of the pandemic. And it is stark, writes James Boddam-Whetham, CEO, Noggin. In Australia, depression rates increased significantly, from a pre-COVID-19 baseline of around… Read more »

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Wellbeing

Three practical ways to look after your wellbeing in FY22 

- June 28, 2021 3 MIN READ

Being your own boss is something that many Australians dream of – and for good reason. Aspiring to financial independence, flexibility, and creative or strategic control can be hugely rewarding. However, as the past year has proven, it’s not without its challenges, writes Lucas Finch, Global Head of Wellbeing, Xero. For small businesses and sole… Read more »

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Wellbeing

COVID’s mental health fallout will last a long time. Here is how to tackle depression and anxiety

- March 12, 2021 4 MIN READ

Although Australia is now largely COVID-free, the repercussions of the pandemic are ongoing. As the pandemic enters its second year, many people will be continuing to suffer with poor mental health, or facing new mental health challenges, writes Richard Bryant Director of the Traumatic Stress Clinic UNSW. The effects of recurrent lockdowns, fears about the… Read more »

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Wellbeing

Three ways burnout affects business outcomes and how to cope with it

- February 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

The term burnout has been making headlines in the last few years. Today it’s commonly recognised as a mental health diagnosis due to its significant implications towards one’s health, writes Dr. Frank Chow, Director and Psychiatrist, 2OP Health Burnout can be defined as physical, emotional and psychological exhaustion caused by prolonged stress. Emotional burnout, on… Read more »

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Four ways employers can improve health and wellbeing in the workplace

- January 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

After a challenging 2020, it has never been more important for workplaces to proactively prioritise the health and wellbeing of their employees’, especially as we progress to more flexible working environments and levels of burnout increase, writes Simon Kearney, co-founder of Readiness, a complete digital wellbeing platform for workplaces. It’s time for a holistic approach… Read more »